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8pin cable adapter to goodluckbuy gimbal?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by ynotsoft, Feb 15, 2015.

  1. ynotsoft

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    Hi All

    Apologies for the stupid question (I'm new to this).
    I've just picked up my P2 and now I'm dying to get some Aerial shots.
    A zenmuse is a bit too expensive right now, so I was thinking about picking up one of the goodluckbuy gimbals.

    I don't want to start cutting and soldering my new machine, so i was wondering if there is a cable that will connect to the 8pin H3-3d cable and provide power and pitch to the goodluckbuy Gimbals?
    Perhaps there is a suitable cable that I could 'doctor' whilst leaving the P2 cables original?


    Thanks in advance
     
  2. landmannnn

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    I saw a whole range of them on Aliexpress if you search for phantom gimbal cable. Probably available elsewhere too.
     
  3. welndmn

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    Has anyone found the answer to this?
    I moved from a Phantom 1, to a Non Vision Phantom 2 and I can't find an install guide on putting the Cheap China gimbal on the Phantom 2.
    Any tips?
    I was really hoping in the P2 it would all be plug and play by now.
     
  4. surfjones

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    I'm also wondering about the 8pin cable. Has anyone utilized this for an aftermarket gimbal? Or is there a diagram with what each wire is deisgnated for? I tapped into it for power to my glb 2axis gimbal but is it possible to use the 8pin for tilt control? Or is the only way thru the naza f2 slot?
     
  5. CityZen

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    Only for power (middle 2 sets of pins). The other 2 sets of pins are for CAN bus and video. I'm not aware of any non-DJI gimbals that take CAN bus controls.
    Only option for non-DJI gimbals is to use the Naza F2 slot.
     
  6. surfjones

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    Easy enough! Thank you!